G | | Biography, Drama, Family
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.
The interior set of the von Trapp villa's entry hall (featuring the split staircase) was re-used in the 1965 Doris Day picture Do Not Disturb (1965). The set was re-dressed for use as the hotel ballroom featured in the latter portion of the Doris Day film.
The hills are alive with the sound of music / With songs they have sung for a thousand years. / The hills fill my heart with the sound of music. / My heart wants to sing every song it hears.
When Maria first leaves the convent, one of the bars in the iron gate is visibly cut away to make room for the camera.
The 20th Century Fox logo is played in complete silence.
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